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architect has died. he is best known as the father of brasilia, the modernist capital city erected in the amazon jungle. >> his future is to creations of concrete and steel won him international acclaim. he continue to work up until his death. he passed away at his home in rio de janeiro at the age of 104. >> he was a star of architectural modernism, best known for designing the new capital city of his homeland. he constructed the city of brasilia more or less from scratch in 1960. now the brazilian capital city has its detractors, but it remains a unique architectural projects. >> people either like brasilia or they do not. it is unique. today, there is definitely better architecture, but there's nothing like brasilia. >> oscar niemeyer lived in rio de janeiro all his life. he was born in 1907 and was philosophical about the passage of time. >> i think everything passes, including my architecture. but i did everything with enthusiasm, and that is good. life is like a dream. >> oscar niemeyer was a committed communist, who wanted his works to be used by the masses. in terms of form
. >> they are truly looking for who caused this problem. >> reporter: the school system now conducting an internal review. and school officials plan to bring in counselors to the school to talk to students about nolan. live at city school headquarters for wjz, eyewitness news. >> thank you. school officials say nolan was fingerprinted and passed a background check. the 15-year-old victim is not a student at hazelwood. >>> accused in a sex abuse case, an aid at the maryland school for the deaf. legis say clarence taylor touched them inappropriately while he was working in the dorms. the school is not commenting. >>> the man who police say grabbed an officer's gun and fired in a baltimore county hospital is now charged with attempted murder. he was handcuffed in the emergency room when he struggled with an officer. he managed to get her gun and it fired grazing the officer's leg. he was subdued with pepper spray. >>> it won't become legal until january 1st, but same-sex couples are lining up to get marriage licenses. the city of baltimore is opening its doors
they ate lunch at a restaurant yesterday. two dozen teens and young adults from the international ministry group were starting a five day trip. the group says it is devastated. >>> city college of fran is facing a financial -- san francisco is fating a financial hit. they must enroll 34,000 full- time students to maintain its funding level from the state but the school expects to fall a few thousand students short for the second year in a row. it was on probation because of a shortage of students during the previous school year. >>> arizona's tough on immigration sheriff is defending his controversial stance and one of america's most immigrant friendly cities. >> drag queens calling themselves the sisters of perpetual indulgence, invaded a dinner party. earlier he had received letters from 8th graders questioning him about his views but the school canceled that meeting. >> they accused me of running concentration camps. they called me a racist. i could go on and on. immaterialed to emit with the kids and tell them the truth. >> the school district media rep says she was too busy to explain
at capturing the lights of our cities at night. that brings the program to a close. tune in tomorrow when i sit down with the head of the imf, christine lagarde. thanks for watching. good night. >> makes sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding of this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. guess what, neighbour? today we're going to visit... mr. mcfeely's post office! and then we're going to... baker aker's bakery! i'm so excited to spend the day with you. and i'll be right back. is made possible in part by... the richard king mellon foundation. dedicated for over sixty years to south western pennsylvania's quality of life, and competitive future. a
of the nutcracker is set in our own city by the bay, introducing audiences of all ages to the wonderful world of ballet. this holiday season, experienced the beauty of s f bellay's international cast of world class dancers in the nutcracker, a san francisco tradition since 1944. >> the san francisco ballet is a nutcracker starts this weekend ann plays through december 28th at the war memorial opera house on van ness ave. tickets start as low as $20 for some shows. others at $35. >> lights! camera! action! if this is your casting call for the 2012 dance along nutcracker goes hollywood! off this year's show follows fritz and clara to tinsel town as the hollywood is hauled out for the holidays! at the dance along nutcracker, you and the supporting cast of his are the stars. when the clapboard claps and the cameras roll, you may find yourself past starlets like judy garland and marilyn monroe, dodging bullets in the wild wild west shootout or plucking the maltese falcon from the minutes of a hard boiled detective. bring the kids to a daytime show or treat yourself to the dance a long red carpet g
international airport an official battleground. they said it's a legitimate target and they urged civilians to stay clear. fighting near the airport and around the capital city has intensified in the past week. the latest amateur video showed street battles and a car set afire by a rocket attack. the exiled leader of hamas khaled meshaal entered gaza today for the first time. it was, in part, a show of defiance after the militant group's latest clash with israel. we have a report narrated by jonathan rugman of "independent television news." >> reporter: he crossed the border from egypt with tears in his eyes. the leader of hamas setting foot on palestinian territory for the first time in 37 years. he had never been to gaza in his life but after kissing the tarmac apparently sobbing as he did so khaled meshaal said gaza had always been in his heart. there to greet him were the al qassam brigades. named after an arab rebel leader killed by the british in the 1930s. 80 years on the fight for self- rule isn't over. and thousands turned out to watch meshaal's cavalcade crawl through gaza city ju
announcer ] now all youeed is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. stuart: this segment is called old money but i like to call it luxury. joining the company is an international head of jewelry for christie's. welcome back. we always love to see. >> i always love to be here. stuart: when you bring good stuff with you. >> call me anytime. this will happen. stuart: for step, can we show please this rare red diamond? let's go closer to this one here. that is the red diamond. can we focus a little more on that? don't see that well on the screen. how much? >> it is a tree carrots stone and we with a larger diamond which wwll give you a sense of the rarity. a round stone, has two of the rest queues in the dime in the world, red and orange and it will make $1 million, $300,000 a carat. that is a lot of money but it is not very big. it is the rarity of the color. you don't get red diamonds in large sizes. stuart: not bad for your business. >> not all. it is all educational. stuart: $300,000 a carat for a rare red diamond. >> so glad i came t
countries and the internally displaced persons to hold the region's. at the same time, as logistically challenging as it may be, holding elections in the major cities and in the northern regions would be this strong guest impossible of mali's sovereignty or territory and steps of rebuilding a democracy. the transition government is government plans and actions to the public and the crisis of legitimacy. the international community needs to harmonize its approach toward the pursuit of the polls that could lead to the legitimately elected government and military actions to detect the north. the contradictory public that take the military option off the table in the short and medium-term may only serve to emboldened the extra hauling them time to reinforce their presence. such also exacerbate fear there may be a conspiracy to breakout and to the civilian space rule out the hand of the pro-democracy forces within the country and for the work that is deeply invested in the space rule. many malians were proud of the country's democracy to consolidating the need by strengthening institutions
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